Alan Jennings
Sherman Oaks, CA

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
MFA Experimental Animation, Expected Date of Graduation- Spring 2017

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
BFA Animation, May 2007

Premiere, After Effects, Dragon, TVPaint, Photoshop, FinalCut Pro
Extensive experience shooting, editing and projecting Super 8 and 16mm film

Animation Screening Highlights
Timelines (2015)
-11th Athens Animfest (Greece)- Spring 2016

Going Through the Motions (2015)
-Holland Animation Film Festival (Utrecht, Holland)- Spring 2016
-Sommets du Cinema dAnimation (Montreal, Canada)- Fall 2015
-Etiuda & Anima Film Festival (Krakow, Poland)- Fall 2015
-Primanima World Festival of First Animations (Budapest, Hungary)- Fall 2015
-KROK International Animation Festival (Ukraine/Russia)- Fall 2015

Running in Darkness (2007)
-New Zealand International Film Festival- “Animation Now!”- Winter 2009
-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston- “MassArt Animated Films”- Spring 2009
-London International Animation Festival- “Animated Documentaries”- Fall 2008
-Melbourne International Animation Festival- Summer 2008
-Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Films- Spring 2008
-Slamdance Film Festival- Fall 2007
– Ottawa International Animation Festival- Fall 2007

Catalog (2005)
– Hiroshima Educational Film Market- 2006

-Special Mention for Going Through the Motions– Sommets du Cinema dAnimation- Fall 2015
-Best Workshop Film for Going Through the MotionsPrimanima Animation Fest- Fall 2015
-Artist Fellowship Grant from the Somerville Arts Council- 2009
Anarchy Online Film Competition”- November Winner- Slamdance Film Festival- 2007
Square Peg/ Round Hole Award– Animation Excellence Award- MassArt Spring 2007
-CAA New England Regional Conference: Selected to represent the Animation Dept. at MassArt  Spring 2005

Related Experience
CAP (Community Arts Partnership) Student Instructor- Spring 2016- Instruct middle school students in their personal animation projects.
Teacher Assistant- First Year Shorts MFA course- California Institute of the Arts- Fall 2015- Spring 2016
Contributed animation to Cartoon Network show “Off the Air,” Winter 2015
DIY Flipbook Workshop- Designed/ ran a workshop on how to make your own flipbook. Boston Center for the Arts- Summer 2012
Drawing on Film Workshop- Designed/ ran a scratching and painting on film workshop. Harvard University- Fall 2011, Massachusetts College of Art- Winter 2011
Artist Talk- Dec. 16th, 2009- Screened a slide show and clips from a film in progress and held a Q +A about the making of my film, “Timelines.”
Internship with Martha Colburn, Independent Animator- Assisted in shooting 16mm film for her projects “Meet Me in Wichita” and “Destiny Manifesto.”

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